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Chapter 4 Techniques of Criminal Investigation: Profiling, Psychological Autopsies, Hypnosis, and Lie Detection Talbot Kellogg Community College Profiling Is it an appropriate topic for Forensic Psychology? What is Criminal Profiling? How is it different from Psychological/Personality Profiles? It is an application of _______________ to the __________________. Psychological/ Personality Profile Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI 2) High reliability and validity (LFK) No "one" agreed upon method. John Douglas Ohio v. Lowe Criminal Profile Science or Art? Criminal Profiling 1. 2. Three approaches 3.
1. Prediction of Individual Behaviors (CIA) Determining Common Characteristics Developing a descriptive process for crime classification (Crime Classification Manual). Extracting Specific Characteristics (FBI)
Modus Operandi method/ mode of operation
1. 2. Signature a reflection of the unique, personal aspects of the criminal act.
1. CHANGES in order to assist in the perpetrator's efficiency. 3. 4. VICAP Organized v. Disorganized Serial v. Spree v. Mass NEVER CHANGES Part of why they commit the crime. Psychological Autopsies 1. 2. 3. Definition NASH classifications Definition: Hypnosis Hillside Strangler 1977 1978 Problems? Polygraphs Lie Detector? Measures ____________
1. 2. 3. 4. Control Question Technique Problems? ...
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